CHF articles

17 Oct

Local business Lobster Pot donates lifesaving defibrillator to Montessori By The Sea

In an effort to treat sudden cardiac arrest, one of Cayman’s worst life-threatening medical emergencies, Marcus Cumber the owner of Lobster Pot have joined the Cayman Heart Fund’s initiative to install automated external defibrillator machines (AED) in places where the general public frequent. Lobster Pot is a family owned and operated over 50 years is giving back to the community have donated 1 AED unit purchased from Cayman Heart Fund for Montessori By the Sea. This gesture was appreciated as it...

17 Oct

KIDFEST 2019 Raises over $16,000 in Memory of their Son for CHD Cause

Kidfest 2019 was held on June Saturday 29th  2019 between 2-6pm at Pedro St. James. Over 600 guest attended the family fun day organized by Team Nolan Evans (Ailian & Sean Evans) in memory of their son Nolan Evans who passed from a complex Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in January 2018.   Mrs. Evans explained that many parents and kids expressed their joy and amazement of how beautiful the event and the day turned out. Kids who attended enjoyed participating in a...

09 May

Golfers raise $4,575 for Cayman Heart Fund

The first-ever Calico Jack’s charity golf tournament raised $4,575 for the Cayman Heart Fund. The golf tournament, which drew 72 golfers, was inspired by Calico Jack’s employee Devon Clark’s young niece, Luna, who was born in 2016 with hypoplastic left heart syndrome – a rare congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. “Luna is an inspiration to me, and I am so proud of this little girl’s courage as she battles this very serious illness,”...

09 May

H.E. Governor Roper and Mrs. Roper meet the Cayman Heart Fund

Special guests and members of the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) Board of Directors recently hosted a welcome lunch for the H.E. Governor Martyn Roper and Mrs. Lissie Roper. “Since certifying the  as an Non-Profit organization in 2007 by H.E. Governor Stuart Jack, the Governor of the Cayman Islands has always been our Patron of Honour, explained CHF founder, Emeritus Mrs. Suzy Soto, “we were so pleased that H.E. 

11 Jan

Date for 12th Annual International Symposium announced

Encouraged by the success of the previous 11 international symposiums we are pleased to announce the date for the 12th annual Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) International Symposium, which will take place Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. The organizing committee invites the medical community to take advantage of thisopportunity to attend and requests that participants register here. With Cardiology as the theme our expert presenters from Baptist International, Cleveland Clinic, Holy Cross and...

11 Jan

February is Heart Month

February is Heart Month, a month-long initiative to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its effects. Wear Red in your school, workplace and neighborhood and please raise funds for the Cayman Heart Fund. Get into the team spirit and pick up your own “Wear Red for Heart Month” T-shirts which are available at the Cayman Heart Fund, Balance Cayman and Audi Camana Bay. CVDs are the number 1 cause of death globally: more people die annually from CVDs than from...

06 Oct

Cayman Heart Fund recognizes ‘heroes’ at luncheon Cayman Heart Fund hosted its second heart health luncheon at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Friday, September 28, 2018. It was a call for the community to be more heart aware and to lead healthier lives. The luncheon honored all survivors of cardiovascular disease. More than 200 people came out in their best red attire in support of the event, which recognized “heart heroes” and survivors, who shared their journeys on conquering a serious health...

16 Aug

Heart Fund helps keep kids healthy this summer

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”8″ gal_title=”Heart Fund helps keep kids healthy this summer”] The Cayman Heart Fund helped children have a healthy summer this year by hosting a summer camp that introduced them to basic cooking skills. The camp, held in July, gave the kids and their parents a chance to try out some healthy recipes while learning how to read food labels and make healthier food choices. Over the last few years, the Cayman Heart Fund’s Get Active program has been involved in helping families...

07 Aug

St. Matthew’s University donates funds to the Cayman Heart Fund

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”6″ gal_title=”St Matthews University donates funds to CHF”] The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently received a generous donation from St. Matthews University. The University offers CPR and BLS classes through-out the year and a portion of the funds collected are donated to the CHF supporting their work in the Cayman Islands. Dr. Qing Zhong, Instructor and coordinator for the program said, “Our goal is to work together with CHF to enhance the awareness of emergency care as well as the successful rate...